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Scotts Valley

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We meet Mondays at 12:15 PM
Four Points by Sheraton
5030 Scotts Valley Drive
Scotts Valley, CA  95066
United States of America
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Congratulations to the Scotts Valley High School to open up a salad bar at its cafeteria! 😊👍👏👏👏

“SALINAS, Calif. – On Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Scotts Valley High School and San Benito High School, the Grower-Shipper Association Foundation (GSAF) joined representatives from the districts and local produce companies, to announce the donation and placement of two, new salad bars each at Scotts Valley High School and San Benito High School.”

Tanya Krause, Superintendent of Scotts Valley School District, Quincie Gourley, Marketing Coordinator, Taylor Farms, Shawn Coats, Food Service Supervisor, Scotts Valley School District, Rick Bravo, Sales & Marketing at Ocean Mist.

“The Grower-Shipper Association Foundation coordinated the donations with the United Fresh Start Foundation, a founding partner of the national Salad Bars to Schools initiative, which works with the produce industry to bring salad bar to schools across the country. The Salad Bars to Schools initiative has created a national movement to encourage more schools to implement salad bars, while to date has helped facilitate the donation of salad bars to over 5,600 schools, benefitting 3 million children in all fifty states.

State Assemblyman Mark Stone spoke about our State budget, budget priorities including senior programs, education, affordable housing, homelessness need for regional plan. Mark works diligently representing our District. We plan to invite him back since meeting attendees had more questions.” Cindy Schuette
 
 
 

George Haas, Vice-President of the Scotts Valley Senior Life Association made a presentation and outlined great programs where our Rotary Club, the Interact, and the SVHS can join forces to benefit the seniors, the students, and the community.

“The SVSLA is 100 per cent funded by tax deductible donations. All of our members are volunteers. So, we have no overhead, other than expenses directly related to the projects we sponsor.”

Visit the Association website for their mission and on going programs at: http://scottsvalleyseniorlife.org/

“George Haas has been a resident of Scotts Valley for 28 years. He has two grown children, a son and a daughter, who attended Scotts Valley schools and recently graduated from Cal and UCLA, respectively. He has over 16 years experience in the insurance industry, serving now as a financial advisor with an emphasis on retirement planning and investment. His most recent studies deal with new legal and ethical standards to protect the rights of senior citizens during the financial advisory process. Currently he is an active member of the Scotts Valley Senior Center. He is using his special talents as a photographer to record SVSLA activities.”

 
Tina Friend, the City Manager for the City of Scotts Valley made a great presentation regarding the state of the City. “The updated General Plan for the city is in the works and will be completed within the year. The biggest problem facing the City of Scotts Valley is government funding.” Bill Holl
 
 
“At the City of Santa Cruz, Ms. Friend served as the Chief Operating Officer and oversaw the day-to-day operations of six departments and over 100 staff members, including the Planning and Community Development, Economic Development and Finance Departments, helped develop the annual $250 million budget and implementation of a fiscal sustainability plan, and other projects including the Warriors basketball arena, public safety initiatives, strategic planning, community engagement, and housing policy. She served on regional boards and committees such as the Santa Cruz Animal Shelter, Chamber of Commerce, Santa Cruz Public Libraries, 9-1-1 Center and United Way, and cultivated strong partnerships with countywide leaders in public safety, tourism, neighborhood groups, business and non-profits, and local and state government. Ms. Friend holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University and a Juris Doctor Degree from Santa Clara University School of Law.
 
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